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ERIC Number: ED131933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
National Childcare Consumer Study: 1975. Volume III: American Consumer Attitudes and Opinions on Child Care.
Rodes, Thomas W.
This report represents the third of a series of analyses of child care usages based on 4609 personal interviews conducted in 1975 from a national probability sample of households with children under 14 years of age. The study was sponsored by the office of Child Development of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. This volume is devoted to an analysis of the preferences, opinions and attitudes of current and potential child-care consumers. Data are organized under the following headings: (1) Introduction and Design Summary, (2) Reasons for Using Care, (3) Satisfaction and Preferences, (4) Factors Influencing Selection, Change and Discontinuance, (5) Attitude on Working Mothers, (6) The Public Role. (MS)
Descriptors: Child Care, Cultural Influences, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Demography, Elementary School Students, Employed Parents, Family Day Care, Family Environment, Family Structure, Government Role, Infants, Interviews, Junior High School Students, Mothers, National Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Poverty, Preschool Children, Problems, Questionnaires, Race, Research Design, Research Methodology, Selection, Socioeconomic Background, Statistical Data
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Unco, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: For other volumes of this study, see PS 008 950-953; Some tables may reproduce poorly